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Wit Studio Unveils Rolling Girls Anime

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Wit Studio (Shingeki no Kyojin, Hozuki no Reitetsu) has unveiled its first original anime project, a bishoujo television series titled “The Rolling Girls.” Gin no Saji second season director Kotomi Deai will direct the show for a 2015 broadcast premiere.

Source: Anime News Network

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Re-Kan! TV Anime Announced

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Re-Kan anime announcement

Publisher Houbunsha has announced that Hinako Seta’s four-panel horror/comedy manga Re-Kan! will get an anime adaptation. The slice-of-life story stars a high school girl who can see ghosts. The ongoing manga premiered in 2009 and has four collected volumes so far.

Source: Anime News Network

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Working!! Third Season Announced

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

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During last weekend’s Working!! & Servant × Service Summer Festa publicity event the voice cast of the Working!! television franchise announced that a third season of the Working!! anime series is in development. The slice-of-life comedy about the employees of a family restaurant aired its first 13-episode TV series in 2010 and a second 13-episode season in 2011.

Source: Anime News Network

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Makoto Shinkai Directs Third Taisei Construction Ad

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

The Taisei Construction company has released its fourth original anime TV commercial, its third ad spot directed by Makoto Shinkai. The current ad illustrates a boy who follows in his construction worker father’s footsteps to work on the building of the Noi Bai International Airport in Vietnam.

Source: Anime News Network

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Gundam G no Reconguista First Ten Minutes Online

Friday, August 8th, 2014

The homepage for this fall’s Gundam G no Reconguista television series is now streaming the series’ first ten minutes. Mobile Suit Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino personally created and is directing the latest Gundam series that is set in Regild Century year 1014, roughly a thousand years after the events depicted in the V-Gundam television series and G-Saviour movie.

A compiled edit of the series’ first three episodes will screen in 13 Japanese theaters from August 23 to September 5 and stream online from September 8 to September 30. The series will premiere in its weekly broadcast on the MBS network in October.

Source: Anime News Network

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DLE Announces Transformers Anime

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Flash animation studio DLE has announced its development of a Q Transformers: Kaetekita Convoy no Nazo revival of the legendarily frustrating-to-play 1986 Super Famicom game Tatakae! Chou Robot Seimeitai Transformers: Convoy no Nazo (The Transformers: Mystery of Convoy). The new Q Transformers: Return of the Mystery of Convoy ["Optimus Prime"] portable device game commemorates the 30th anniversary of the Transformers franchise & the 35th anniversary of the Choro-Q “Penny Racer” mini car toy line. The anniversary game will get an anime television series next January.

Source: Anime News Network

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Aikatsu Movie Teaser

Friday, August 8th, 2014

The homepage for the Aikatsu movie has added a new teaser trailer. The first film based on Sunrise’s popular girls’ anime based on Bandai’s arcade card game will hit Japanese theaters on December 13.

Source: Anime News Network

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P.A. Works Reveals New Series

Friday, August 8th, 2014

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Anime studio P.A. Works has revealed its development of an original anime television series titled “Shirobako” (White Box). Girls und Panzer & Joshiraku director Tsutomu Mizushima will helm the production. A promotional trailer for the show will be released at next weekend’s Comic Market 86 convention.

Source: Anime News Network

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Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju OAD Announced

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

Limited edition copies of the 7th collected volume of Haruko Kumota’s award winning drama manga Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju will include an exclusive anime DVD. The manga that premiered in 2010 is the story of an ex-convict who becomes an apprentice to a rakugo (traditional storytelling) master.

Source: Anime News Network

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Shingeki no Titan Prequel OADs Announced

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Shingeki no Kyojin Gaiden: Kuinaki Sentaku

The 15th and 16th collected volumes of Hajime Isayama’s Shingeki no Kyojin ~ Attack on Titan manga will be released on December 9, 2014 and April 9, 2015, in limited editions that include two “Shingeki no Kyojin Gaiden: Kuinaki Sentaku” (Attack on Titan: No Regrets) OADs that depict the lives of Captain Levi & Commander Erwin before the beginning of the original 2009 manga story. The staff & cast of the 2012 Shingeki no Kyojin TV series will reunite to produce the two OAD episodes.

Source: Anime News Network

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Docchi mo Docchi Live-Action OVA Scheduled

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

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Publisher Kaiosha has announced that a live-action straight-to-video movie based on Nozomu Hiiragi’s boy-love manga Docchi mo Docchi (Same Difference) has been green-lit for production. The romantic comedy revolves around two handsome co-workers who struggle to determine which will be the dominant one in their relationship as they grow romantically attracted to each other.

Source: Anime News Network

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Sunrise Reveals Cross Ange TV Series

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Sunrise has released a promotional video to announce its next original mecha anime television series Cross Ange: Tenshi to Ryu no Rondo (Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons). First Squad movie director Yoshiharu Ashino will direct the series for an October premiere.

Source: Anime News Network

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Studio Gokumi Reveals New Production

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Seiji Kishi (Persona 4 The Animation, Danganronpa The Animation) is presently directing an original TV anime series titled “Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru” (Yuki Yuna is the Hero) at Studio Gokumi (Kiniro Mosaic, A-Channel). The supernatural fantasy series stars schoolgirl Yuki Yuna, a second-year middle-school student and member of her school’s “hero club.” The anime will premiere this October.

Source: Anime News Network

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First Kan Colle Anime Spot Released

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Kadokawa has released the first anime trailer for next year’s Kantai Collection anime television series. The adaptation of the massively popular Kantai Collection -Kan Colle- online card game depicts Japanese WWII era battleships as anthropomophized girls. Dog Days, Inukami, and Ro-Kyu-Bu! director Keizou Kusakawa will direct the anime at studio Diomedea (Squid Girl, Mondaiji Tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru soudesuyo?) for a January 2015 premiere.

Source: Anime News Network

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Four Tamayura Movies Announced

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Tamayura movies

The staff of the Tamayura anime franchise have announced that the slice-of-life story will conclude with four feature films set during the characters’ final year of high school. The first of the movies will premeire next spring. The Tamayura rural slice-of-life show started as a 4-episode OVA series in 2010 that was continued into the 12-episode Tamayura ~hitotose~ television series in 2011 and 12-episode Tamayura ~More Aggressive~ television series in 2013.

Source: Anime News Network

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